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Memory disorders

Information about memory disorders from leading Australian health organisations, including links to content on memory loss and amnesia.

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Worried about your memory or dementia?

You might be worried that you or a family member has dementia. Learn the early signs of dementia and how to raise concerns with your doctor.

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Amnesia

Amnesia is loss of memory that is usually temporary but can sometimes be permanent. Learn more about what it is, causes and ways to live with amnesia.

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Encephalopathy

An encephalopathy refers to any disturbance of the brain's functioning that leads to problems like confusion and memory loss. Read more here.

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Dementia – an overview

Dementia is a disease that affects a person’s memory, thinking, and behaviour. There is no cure but recognising the symptoms early can support quality of life.

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Cognitive impairment

Cognitive impairment can cause problems with a person's thinking, communication, understanding or memory. You can find out more by reading our trusted partner pages.

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Tests used in diagnosing dementia

Doctors diagnose dementia using a number of different tests, including physical and neurological examination, cognitive tests, X - Rays and scans.

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Frontotemporal dementia

Frontotemporal dementia (FTD) affects the parts of the brain controlling personality, behaviour and language. Learn about how to manage FTD symptoms.

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Memory aids in the home and dementia

Trusted information about dementia and memory aids in the home, including how to help the person with dementia feel safe, comfortable and independent

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Is 'baby brain' real?

Researchers at Deakin University who investigated 'baby brain' found that cognitive function and memory are affected in the third trimester of pregnancy.

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